HR Business Partner

Date: Jan 2, 2022

Location: Phoenix, Arizona, US

Company: WillScot | Mobile Mini

WillScot (NASDAQ WSC) is the industry leader in providing storage solutions and modular workplace solutions to customers across North America. We serve ~50,000 customers with space solution needs daily, through a network of 100+ branch locations throughout North America.

Our legacy is rooted in product innovation, a reputation for exceptional customer service, effective management of business operations, and the ability to attract and retain the industry’s most talented staff and management team. Our values guide us to achieving our true potential and create an inclusive work environment which allows every person to thrive.


This is a dynamic and critical role in providing foundational expertise and stability in a global organization experiencing rapid growth, both organically and through acquisitions.  WillScot Mobile Mini HRBPs support client groups of ~5-600 employees across North America and require exceptional intellectual curiosity, courage and problem-solving skills with the ability to interact and build rapport with all levels of management and employees. (including in person at our Phoenix, AZ corporate headquarters.) This role may travel to support client group activities. 

The key objective of the HRBP is to understand our business, our objectives and to support all stages of the employee life cycle as required including partnering with the recruitment function to recruit and interview talent. Our HRBPs also partner with client groups and employees for advice and action on employee relations, compliance, performance and talent management, training, compensation and benefits, and delivery of HR programs and initiatives within their designated stakeholder population/functional area. The HR Business Partner is our employee contact on all HR matters.


  • Partner with group leaders to build a high-performing culture, aligned with company values
  • Responsible for the full life cycle recruiting process including position posting, sourcing, screening, interview coordination, and offer negotiation
  • Develop and implement creative candidate outreach strategies to help promote the WillScot Mobile Mini brand in the marketplace to attract highly driven and successful professionals
  • Analyze leading indicator human capital metrics and develop action plans in alignment with management to reduce attrition, enhance performance, and enable strong employee engagement
  • Consult with assigned employees and managers to provide effective employee relations and performance improvement support, to include leading investigations, writing investigatory reports, providing appropriate recommendations, and developing performance improvement plans and disciplinary measures
  • Support group management in developing and implementing effective organizational structures to drive aligned performance
  • Coordinate with managers and Talent Development function to drive talent assessment, succession planning, and development within the assigned group
  • Collaborate with managers and Total Rewards function to guide effective compensation decisions within the group regarding hiring, promotions, and incentive plan participation
  • Partner with Talent Acquisition to ensure effective onboarding experience for new hires, ensuring minimal short-term attrition and enabling employees to make an immediate impact
  • Lead corporate-wide exit interview process, ensuring accurate data is collected and responded to proactively manage attrition
  • Expedite problem resolution and case management for employee issues
  • This is a team-based role and will assist in other aspects of HR as well as help drive our Company’s Strategies and promote our Mission, Vision and Values


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience 
  • 5 years of HR experience in a decentralized work environment
  • Strong MS Office skills and the ability to use technology as an enabler.  
  • Strong initiative to seek solutions within an existing framework and company policies
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple, changing priorities in a fast-paced environment with a sense of urgency
  • Excellent communication skills and proven ability to influence managers at all levels 
  • Strong analytical ability and attention to detail 
  • High level of integrity, attention to detail and collaborative nature  
  • Excellent organizational change-management skills operating in matrix or other ambiguous, complex organizational structure
  • The ability to travel, including overnight, to client group sites and company events/meetings
  • Spanish bi-lingual strongly preferred
  • Experience in a construction-oriented or industrial work environment preferred

WillScot, is committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or any other protected status with respect to recruitment, hiring, promotion and other terms and conditions of employment.  WillScot takes affirmative action in support of this policy to employ and advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, disabled, and veterans. Disclaimer:  The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by associates assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed. 

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